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Best economy rates
Player Span Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
W Attewell (Eng) 1884-1892 10 2850 626 28 4/42 6/107 22.35 1.31 101.7 0 0
C Gladwin (Eng) 1947-1949 8 2129 571 15 3/21 3/36 38.06 1.60 141.9 0 0
TL Goddard (SA) 1955-1970 41 11736 3226 123 6/53 8/92 26.22 1.64 95.4 5 0
RG Nadkarni (India) 1955-1968 41 9165 2559 88 6/43 11/122 29.07 1.67 104.1 4 1
H Ironmonger (Aus) 1928-1933 14 4695 1330 74 7/23 11/24 17.97 1.69 63.4 4 2
JC Watkins (SA) 1949-1957 15 2805 816 29 4/22 6/88 28.13 1.74 96.7 0 0
KD Mackay (Aus) 1956-1963 37 5792 1721 50 6/42 7/58 34.42 1.78 115.8 2 0
ARA Murray (SA) 1952-1954 10 2374 710 18 4/169 5/49 39.44 1.79 131.8 0 0
GE Gomez (WI) 1939-1954 29 5236 1590 58 7/55 10/113 27.41 1.82 90.2 1 1
R Kilner (Eng) 1924-1926 9 2368 734 24 4/51 8/178 30.58 1.85 98.6 0 0
PR Umrigar (India) 1948-1962 59 4725 1473 35 6/74 6/74 42.08 1.87 135.0 2 0
RG Barlow (Eng) 1881-1887 17 2456 767 34 7/40 8/63 22.55 1.87 72.2 3 0
H Verity (Eng) 1931-1939 40 11173 3510 144 8/43 15/104 24.37 1.88 77.5 5 2
GA Lohmann (Eng) 1886-1896 18 3830 1205 112 9/28 15/45 10.75 1.88 34.1 9 5
ERH Toshack (Aus) 1946-1948 12 3140 989 47 6/29 11/31 21.04 1.88 66.8 4 1
JH Wardle (Eng) 1948-1957 28 6597 2080 102 7/36 12/89 20.39 1.89 64.6 5 1
DS Atkinson (WI) 1948-1958 22 5201 1647 47 7/53 7/86 35.04 1.90 110.6 3 0
R Illingworth (Eng) 1958-1973 61 11934 3807 122 6/29 7/29 31.20 1.91 97.8 3 0
JA Young (Eng) 1947-1949 8 2368 757 17 3/65 3/65 44.52 1.91 139.2 0 0
CTB Turner (Aus) 1887-1895 17 5179 1670 101 7/43 12/87 16.53 1.93 51.2 11 2
MW Tate (Eng) 1924-1935 39 12523 4055 155 6/42 11/228 26.16 1.94 80.7 7 1
WJ O'Reilly (Aus) 1932-1946 27 10024 3254 144 7/54 11/129 22.59 1.94 69.6 11 3
HJ Tayfield (SA) 1949-1960 37 13568 4405 170 9/113 13/165 25.91 1.94 79.8 14 2
AL Valentine (WI) 1950-1962 36 12953 4215 139 8/104 11/204 30.32 1.95 93.1 8 2
BL D'Oliveira (Eng) 1966-1972 44 5706 1859 47 3/46 5/62 39.55 1.95 121.4 0 0
E Peate (Eng) 1881-1886 9 2096 683 31 6/85 8/58 22.03 1.95 67.6 2 0
FJ Titmus (Eng) 1955-1975 53 15118 4931 153 7/79 9/162 32.22 1.95 98.8 7 0
LF Kline (Aus) 1957-1961 13 2373 776 34 7/75 8/90 22.82 1.96 69.7 1 0
TR Veivers (Aus) 1963-1967 21 4191 1375 33 4/68 6/150 41.66 1.96 127.0 0 0
S Ramadhin (WI) 1950-1961 43 13939 4579 158 7/49 11/152 28.98 1.97 88.2 10 1
R Peel (Eng) 1884-1896 20 5216 1715 101 7/31 11/68 16.98 1.97 51.6 5 1
JC White (Eng) 1921-1931 15 4801 1581 49 8/126 13/256 32.26 1.97 97.9 3 1
AK Davidson (Aus) 1953-1963 44 11587 3819 186 7/93 12/124 20.53 1.97 62.2 14 2
PJ Loader (Eng) 1954-1959 13 2662 878 39 6/36 9/86 22.51 1.97 68.2 1 0
NBF Mann (SA) 1947-1951 19 5796 1920 58 6/59 7/72 33.10 1.98 99.9 1 0
LR Gibbs (WI) 1958-1976 79 27115 8989 309 8/38 11/157 29.09 1.98 87.7 18 2
N Gifford (Eng) 1964-1973 15 3084 1026 33 5/55 8/127 31.09 1.99 93.4 1 0

Minimum of 2000 balls

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v West Indies at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Dec 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2153 - Live]
    » South Africa 108/1 (38.4 ov, F du Plessis 27*, D Elgar 52*, KK Peters 0/16)
Australia v India at Melbourne, 3rd Test, Dec 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2152 - Live]
    » Australia 259/5 (90.0 ov, SPD Smith 72*, BJ Haddin 23*, Mohammed Shami 2/55) - Stumps
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch, 1st Test, Dec 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2151 - Live]
    » New Zealand 429/7 (80.3 ov, MD Craig 5*, AD Mathews 2/34) - Stumps

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